Jul 242014

In this week’s LEO, Marty Kasdan, Jr. has a piece on the universalist band Ut Gret, which has been playing around Louisville for years and years. The title of the piece is “Ut Gret Is Far Out,” which is an understatement.
Marty also has a longer piece on Pat Metheny and the Unity Group.
Finally, if you must read more about Forecastle, go here
You can go here to read whatever the C-J has to print about music recently.

Mar 052014

Wanna know what’s going on with Arcade Fire, currently in town, rehearsing for their Reflektor tour kick-off show at Yum! tomorrow? Peter Berkowitz has the interview.
Berkowitz’s B-Sides column also features a chat with Louisville’s The Instruction and their upcoming-someday next release.
Catherine Irwin offers her opinion about the minimum wage.

Feb 192014

The Watson Twins, Louisville natives now living large in Los Angeles, are playing the last WFPK Winter Wednesday show at the Clifton Center tonight, along with Bob Schneider. To help them, out Peter Berkowitz has a write-up in this week’s LEO. Sara Havens has an interview with NY/Philly folk duo My Gay Banjo, playing at the Rudyard on Saturday.
Peter Berkowitz also has a piece on Sebadoh, which plays Zanzabar on Thursday, February 20.

Jan 012014

Over at the LEO this week, Peter Berkowitz has a feature on folk singer and railroad man John Paul “J.P.” Wright, who will be performing with John Gage and Utah Phillips’ son Duncan Phillips with Kate MacLeod at the Rudyard on Saturday.

Dec 252013

Ye olde LEO has a People edition for Christmas week. Musically, there is a Bill Doolittle-penned interview with the new Louisville Orchestra conductor, Teddy Abrams. Peter Berkowitz profiles Junk Yard Dogs for the B-Sides column. Berkowitz also has the story on some of the best Louisville music, based on a survey of unspecified people in the business. Kyle Meredith gets to pick has top five favorite songs. There’s a number of profiles of other folks as well, though not music-related.